December 24, 2013 OU College of Allied Health & Starkey Hearing Foundation team up to provide aids
A Moore tornado survivor received the gift of hearing for the holidays this year, thanks to the efforts of audiologists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the Starkey Foundation. For many, having the ability to hear is not something given much daily thought. For Moore resident Bunny White, however, that precious channel to human connection and communication was significantly altered after an EF5 tornado ripped through her community, badly damaging her home in May.
Learning that you have pancreatic cancer is terrible news. It is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, and, for reasons unknown, African-Americans have a 40 to 50 percent increased risk of contracting this cancer.
We are now in the midst of the "Eatin Season." It begins with Thanksgiving and continues for most of us until the New Year. And as our waistlines expand… so too does the problem with Diabetes in our state.